Gov. Dennis Daugaard promotes his state’s natural resources and public lands to encourage economic development and a sustainable future.
Seven key elements that hardly existed 15 years ago are having a profound impact on the planning and design of recreation facilities.
Issues of green access, disparate impacts and residential segregation are highlighted before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Austin Youth River Watch helps at-risk teens develop critical life skills and a lasting commitment to environmental stewardship.
NRPA’s President and CEO considers what the park and recreation professional of the future will need to know to succeed in the field.
Teresa Baker has made a mission of expanding diversity in national parks and beyond.
Billy Mahaffey, maintenance supervisor at Dawson County, Georgia’s Rock Creek Park, helps to save a life and proves an unlikely hero.
Selecting the proper earth drills and accessories can make a variety of park maintenance projects quicker and easier.
NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities.
Former NRPA President Roger Brown talks about his long career in the park and recreation industry and what he envisions for the organization’s future.
Are you ready for the CPRP exam?
NRPA Premier Members enjoy fantastic discounts on products from Fun Express.
PRORAGIS will help NRPA and its partners better determine the economic impact of parks and recreation.
How July became National Park and Recreation Month and today’s celebrations.
NYC Parks is making great strides in water safety education and training for its employees and the people it serves.
Who is liable when a player is injured during competition, and where does the responsibility for that athlete’s health and safety after an injury lie?
When citizens have the resources to safely walk to parks, every trip taken by foot is an opportunity to engage in physical activity.
Thinking ahead when developing youth sport programming can lead to more successful endeavors and ease of measurability when analyzing results.
Parks & Recreation magazine’s editorial director considers housing equity, parks and recreation in South Dakota, and reinventing recreation centers.
Modern solutions help parks conserve precious water while maintaining beautiful grounds.
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Stay up to date on what’s happening in parks and recreation with the latest news from around the field.
The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department is helping to position its home city as one of the 21st century’s metropolitan success stories.
The City of Baltimore Department of Recreation and Parks rises to the occasion amid tense protests.
Dog parks are popular draws for pet lovers — here, we highlight that impact with hard numbers.
Thirty-three years ago, the Land and Water Conservation Fund weighed on the minds of federal legislators, much as it does today.
Rep. Rob Bishop, representing Utah’s first district, talks federal and local land management in terms of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.